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Editor, Wealth and Wellness
Adviser Innovation

James Mitchell is an experienced financial services journalist with almost a decade of experience covering Australian business. He began his career as a cadet reporter with the Daily Telegraph in 2010 before joining Sterling Publishing (Momentum Media) in 2011 covering mortgages on the award-winning magazine The Adviser.

After a brief stint at the Financial Times and Mergermarket in 2012, James returned to Momentum Media in 2013 as a senior reporter on Investor Daily, SMSF Adviser and ifa.

In 2014, he launched Mortgage Business and served as editor. In 2015, he became editor of The Adviser and Mortgage Business and a year later was named managing editor of Mortgages and Real Estate at Momentum Media.

In 2017, he launched Wellness Daily after experiencing a need for positive, life-affirming content to inspire a healthier lifestyle among Australian corporates.

In September 2018, James returned to the wealth desk as editor of Wealth and Wellness, overseeing Investor Daily, ifa, Risk Adviser, Fintech Business and Wellness Daily.

James is a well-respected leader in Australian financial services journalism and has developed close relationships with C-suite executives and key decision makers across the banking industry.

He is an avid podcaster, columnist and regular MC of industry events and roundtable discussions.